Scores

Final

Southern 71

(13-13, 10-7 SWAC)

Texas Southern 73

(10-15, 8-9 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 3, 2005

    Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    SOU 33 3871
    TXSO 30 4373

    Top Performers

    Southern University: D. Saunders 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas Southern: M. Sneed 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast

    Texas Southern 73, Southern 71

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Bobby Cole's layup with one second left gave Texas Southern its fifth straight victory with a 73-71 win over Southern University on Thursday night.

    Cole raced down the court for the winning basket after blocking Chris Alexander's go-ahead attempt at the other end of the floor. Cole finished with 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

    Texas Southern (10-15, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic) trailed by three with 33 seconds left before Sean Walker scored the last of his 18 points with a 3-pointer. The Tigers had trailed by seven with under five minutes remaining.

    Deon Saunders led Southern University (13-13, 10-7) with 20 points. Nicholas Egland added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SOU
    TXSO
    Points 71 73
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 6

    2004-05 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
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